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Ham Lentil Soup

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Celery ribs 2 , chopped
  Carrot 1 Large, peeled and chopped
  Lentils 8 Ounce
  Water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Ham hock 1
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Grated romano cheese 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

1. In a large saucepan or flameproof casserole, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, celery, and carrot and cook 5 minutes, or until softened. Add lentils, water, ham hock, and oregano. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 35 to 45 minutes, or until lentils are soft but not falling apart.
2. Remove ham hock from soup. Remove any meat from bone and chop coarsely; add to soup. Season with salt and pepper. Pass a bowl of Romano cheese on the side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Everyday

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3797 Calories from Fat 2192

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 244 g376.1%

Saturated Fat 65.4 g327%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 455.6 mg151.9%

Sodium 1633.4 mg68.1%

Total Carbohydrates 209 g69.7%

Dietary Fiber 78.1 g312.6%

Sugars 26.6 g

Protein 203 g406.7%

Vitamin A 257.7% Vitamin C 57.4%

Calcium 46.9% Iron 113.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Ham Lentil Soup Recipe